(1874 - 1961)
Violet Oakley was active/lived in Pennsylvania, New Jersey. Violet Oakley is known for mural, genre, portrait, illustration.
Biography Violet Oakley
The following is a press release from Richard Saiers, Capitol Preservation Committee, Harrisburg, PA: May 2003
CAPITOL PRESERVATION COMMITTEE HONORS LT. GOV. CATHERINE BAKER KNOLL
AND INTRODUCES TRIBUTE BOOK ABOUT CAPITOL ARTIST VIOLET OAKLEY
PA-On June 10, 2003-the 129th anniversary of the birth of Capitol
artist Violet Oakley (1874-1961)- Pennsylvania Capitol Preservation
Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Clymer will honor Lt. Gov. Catherine Baker
Knoll with an official proclamation, and introduce the Committee's
newly published book entitled "A Sacred Challenge: Violet Oakley and
the Pennsylvania Capitol Murals".
Making history as the first
woman elected to the Office of Lieutenant Governor
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